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1. Obsolete word for copulate . C17-18 th British usage possibly derived from lip , or from the Latin libido , desire . Defined by Captain Francis Grose in his Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (1811) as: ' To lie together .' See copulation for synonyms.

2. Or: libber , a member of a women's lib(eration) movement. Rosalie Maggio, The Dictionary of Bias-Free Usage (1991): 'Lib and libber are derogatory and offensive, and they generally indicate hostility on the part of those who use them .' She recommends instead: liberationist, feminist, member fo the women's liberation movement.

See Also: gay lib, gay liberation, gay rights, lib, libber, pink panther gay libber, wife-swapping

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